Movies like The Black Monk

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The Black Monk (1988)
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The Black Monk (1988)
Original name: Чёрный монах
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Man who talks with a ghost called Black Monk is forced to see a doctor. After the treatment, he loses his ability to communicate with the ghost, becoming angry, violent and utterly unhappy.
Plot: love, ghost, obsession, mental illness, insanity, daughter, weirdo, unhappiness, monk

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Most similar movies to The Black Monk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and psychological films with plots about love, obsession, romance, love and romance, male female relationship, couples and mental illness mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Black Monk: Wuthering Heights (1985), The Girl (2000), Green Tea (2003), El invierno de las anjanas (2000), Touched with Fire (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Hundred Days After Childhood (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of Russian teenagers spend their summer at a summer camp. Mitia falls in love and gets so occupied with his own problems that he forgets about everything else.
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: first love, summer camp, summer, mona lisa, little boy, boy girl relationship, teen romance, youth, camp, coming of age, fight, love ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Wuthering Heights (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rivette's unique take on Bronte's famous novel "Wuthering Heights".
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, atmospheric
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted house, mental illness, obsession, opposites attract, romance, orphan, love and romance, couples, tragic love, love affair, impossible love, love triangle ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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82%
 4.5
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The Girl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A torrid affair between two women, a struggling artist and a flame-haired blues singer, upsets a man who has a thing for the girl.
Style: touching, sentimental, melancholic, sincere, light ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, painter, love, interracial romance, artist, female nudity, lesbian sex, obsession, bisexual, male female relationship, lesbian relationship ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Green Tea (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A mysterious woman frequents tea shops and other places looking for the right man. A cup of green tea will show you the way to find your true love.
Plot: chinese, blind date, love, tea, pianist, mental illness, bar
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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El invierno de las anjanas (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young worker enjoying an affair with an upper class beauty, Adelaida, is drafted by the Spanish Army to fight in the Cuban War of Independence. After Adelaida receives an unusual announcement regarding her lover's death in combat, she refuses ...
Plot: sibling rivalry, presumed dead, mental illness, love, female nudity, hiding place, female full frontal nudity
Time: 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Touched with Fire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Carla and Marco are manic-depressive poets whose art is fueled by their emotional extremes. When they go off their meds, they end up in the same psychiatric hospital. As the chemistry between them stirs up their emotions, it intensifies their mania. ...
Style: sincere, realistic, emotional, touching, captivating
Plot: mental illness, bipolar disorder, love, romance, couples, friendship, hospital, hopes, psychology, mental disorder, psychopath, addiction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Scrooge & Marley (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Scrooge & Marley is a modern variation on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Recounted from a gay sensibility with heart, comedy & music, the magic of Dickens' timeless tale of a man's redemption comes alive from a ...
Plot: christmas, gay, lgbtq, scrooge, redemption, nightclub, holiday, ghost, love, family relations
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Lawa. Opowieść o "Dziadach" Adama Mickiewicza (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the eve of the Day of the Dead, among mysterious old rituals of the Vilnius region, ghosts of the past and present start to appear.
Plot: surrealism, underground movement, conspiracy, love, male female relationship, exile, priest, senator, cemetery, ghost, exorcism, resistance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Rouge (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fleur is the blue angel in one of Hong Kong's "flower houses" - bordellos and night clubs of the 1930's. A detached and beautiful performer, she falls in love with Twelfth Master Chan, heir to a chain of pharmacies. They agree to ...
Style: serious, sentimental, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, brothel, existentialism, regret, prostitution, prostitute, ghost, couples, supernatural ability, unfulfillment, supernatural, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, year 1987, 80s, year 1934
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 367
Love and Rage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Daniel is a very talented piano student and loves Sofie, but he is terrified by the thought of losing her and accuses her of seeing another man. Everybody says he is wrong, but the suspicion grows as does an uncontrollable side of Daniel.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, prodigy, couples, unfulfillment, love, jealousy, mental illness, musician, pianist, self mutilation, assault, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.9
 137
Oil on Water (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A loving young creative couple, Max and Anna, experience inexplicable difficulties which tears their relationship apart.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, erotic
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, friendship, modern art, psychology, journalist, eccentricity, delusion, schizophrenia, love, anxiety, restaurant ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 33K
The Red Violin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Italy, USA, UK, Austria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681, the red violin derives its unusual color from the human blood mixed into ...
Style: enigmatic, touching, emotional, epic, suspense ...
Plot: musician, classical music, violin, mystery, monk, auction, music, obsession, multiple storylines, drug addiction, monastery, romance ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: prussia, oxford university, shanghai, montreal, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Girl from the Song (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young musician travels to Burning Man, a psychedelic festival in the middle of the Nevada desert, in an attempt to get the impetuous girl he has fallen in love with.
Style: touching, romantic, sweet, uplifting, sentimental
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, romance, love story, obsession, youth, love and romance, love affair, relationships, couples, destiny, fall in love, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 291
Lilian's Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: For forty years Lilian Singer has been locked up in a 'loony bin' by her father. Her release is eventually secured by her eccentric Aunt Kitty and her brother, John. Lilian starts to carve out a place for herself. As she explores Sydney ...
Plot: weirdo, insane, father, choice, tragedy, daughter, mental illness, hiding place, female full frontal nudity
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Time (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To save her relationship, a woman puts herself through extensive plastic surgery.
Style: psychological, sexy, emotional, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: existentialism, love affair, obsession, romance, paranoia, memory, women, character study, unfulfillment, friendship, time, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
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Addicted (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two brothers get into a sudden tragic accident and they both fall into a coma at the same time. A year later, the younger brother Dae-jin wakes up believing he is his older brother Ho-jin.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, dark ...
Plot: obsession, coma, supernatural, rivalry, redemption, mystery, love and romance, betrayal, twins, lookalikes, family problems, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 58
The Impostor (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This drama is based on a novel and incomplete screenplay by the late Maria Luis Bemberg. In 1930s Argentina, wealthy Sebastian (Antonio Birabent) leaves his Buenos Aires home for the family estate on the pampas. His family, concerned for his ...
Plot: magic realism, family relations, immigrants, religious sect, argentine, friend, friendship, obsession, espionage, male nudity, male female relationship, childhood friend ...
Time: 1930s
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a Carpathian village, Ivan falls in love with Marichka, the daughter of his father's killer. When tragedy befalls her, his grief lasts months; finally he rejoins the colorful life around him, marrying Palagna. She wants children but his mind ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, emotional, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, marriage, religion, wedding, friendship, wizards and magicians, rivalry, forbidden love, romance, adventure, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ukraine, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.4
 15K
The Apartment (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Spain, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A stylish suspense thriller that confounds the audience while presenting them with an extraordinary and elusive mystery. Max is a former playboy who has decided to settle down by marrying his current love, Muriel. However, during a business trip, ...
Style: psychological, sexy, tense, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, voyeur, love, manipulation, mistaken identity, romance, cafe, fall in love, infidelity, mystery, intrigue, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, paris france, france, new york, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mad Dogs and Englishmen (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gorgeous Antonia (Elizabeth Hurley) is on a dangerous downward spiral caused by an addiction to heroin when she meets Mike (C. Thomas Howell), a tough drifter who helps her score more smack. Although they're not attracted to each other ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: police, love, male female relationship, drugs, aristocracy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Sun Is Also a Star (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young New Yorkers begin to fall in love over the course of a single day, as a series of potentially life-altering meetings loom over their heads - hers concerning her family’s deportation to Jamaica, and his concerning an education at ...
Style: feel good, thought provoking, semi serious, exciting, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: love, deportation, teenager, fall in love, chance meeting, first love, love story, romanticism, time, immigration, time jump, brother brother relationship ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 580
Hard Contract (1969)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A cold hearted American hit man goes to Europe for 'one last score'. His encounter with a beautiful young woman casts self doubt on his lifeblood, and influences him to resist carrying out the contract
Plot: hitman, love, sex, gangsters, morality, contract, loner, french, assassin, death, limousine, wealth ...
Place: europe, brussels, belgium, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Story of an Unknown Man (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Anton Chekhov, this drama centers around a desire for revenge and the tragedy of a star-crossed love. After a general ruins some men under him in punishment for a rebellion, a friend of the broken men vows revenge. The ...
Plot: general, death in childbirth, father daughter relationship, love, vengeance, pregnancy, illness, father son relationship, valet, naval officer, tuberculosis
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
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 2K
The Captive (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An adaptation of Proust's "La Prisoniere" (book five of "Remembrance of Things Past"). Set in Paris, France, it is a serious tale of a tragic and dysfunctional love.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, serious, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, captive, love triangle, sex, desire, paranoia, friendship, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, voyeurism, destructive relationship, losing-it hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, gothic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, insanity, mental patient, psychiatrist, doctors, doctors and patients, happy ending, conspiracy, mad scientist, madhouse, uncover truth ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, year 1900
Place: england, usa, tuscany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
This Sweet Sickness (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: French filmmaker Claude Miller's This Sweet Sickness is based on a suspense novel by Patricia Highsmith, of Strangers on a Train fame. In the original, the murder-protagonist was a psychotic, pure and simple (if such words are appropriate ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: insanity, renovation, castle, jealousy, love of one's life, sexual dysfunction, psychopath, couples, obsession, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 310
South (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martje is the manager of a successful laundry service, but in her personal life she struggles with her self-image after the amputation of one of her breasts. After she is humiliated when Loe, one of her employees, is startled by the discovery of her ...
Plot: love, kidnapping, illness, insanity, female protagonist, laundry
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lulu on the Bridge (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film is about a famous jazz saxophonist, Izzy who's life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.
Style: sexy, atmospheric, twists and turns, twist ending, allegory ...
Plot: musician, mystery, romance, death, love, firefly, transformation, nudity (full frontal - brief), jazz, poetry, relationships, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, dublin ireland, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Time of Her Life (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two ghosts, separated by time, who have roamed the grounds of a historic English mansion, searching for each other are brought together by Ally (LAURA PENNEYCARD), a photography student who is experiencing dreams she can't explain and Emmett ...
Plot: ghost, time travel, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The School of Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Paris, Dominique, a middle-aged fashion professional, solicits the services of the handsome Quentin , a bisexual bartender and prostitute who is 15 years her junior. After they first sleep together, their business transaction becomes transformed ...
Style: erotic, sexy, enigmatic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: sex, obsession, infidelity, romance, fashion, adultery, violence, betrayal, loneliness, love affair, fall in love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%